tenpenny

adjective
ten·​pen·​ny | \ ˈten-ˈpe-nē How to pronounce tenpenny (audio) , British -pə-nē \

Definition of tenpenny

: amounting to, worth, or costing 10 pennies

First Known Use of tenpenny

1592, in the meaning defined above

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“Tenpenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenpenny. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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